The best instant pot boiled peanuts that you're ever gonna make!

Easy Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

What can be better than making boiled peanuts? How about making Instant Pot boiled peanuts? That’s exactly what I did the other day! My whole family knows that I love using my Instant Pot whenever I can, so I was challenged to see if I could Instant Pot boiled peanuts, and then see how they would turn out. I love that I was able to use my Instant Pot to make a Southern treat that pours like sweet tea in every family.

The best instant pot boiled peanuts that you're ever gonna make!

How did the Instant Pot boiled peanuts turn out, you ask? They turned out simply amazing! In fact, my family barely left me any to eat. So I have the seal of approval, and requests to make more for them. Which is fine by me. I don’t mind being able to make the family a snack that they all enjoy that requires very little dedication on my part.

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts in Under an Hour

This is totally my favorite part! The time it takes to make these Instant Pot boiled peanuts. Typically, it takes about 1-3 hours to make boiled peanuts on the stove (normally 3 hours). The best part about making the boiled peanuts in the Instant Pot is not just the length of time, but I don’t have to worry about sweating in the kitchen from the hot steam coming from the boiling pot of water. Now I can make boiled peanuts in the middle of the Summer, and not have to worry about heating up my kitchen! I totally love that!

The best instant pot boiled peanuts that you're ever gonna make!

 Admittedly, I never really liked boiled peanuts. Mostly because they were just too salty for my taste. Every time I ate one, it was like I was licking a a salt lick that was left for deers…and no, I don’t wanna talk about how I know what a deer salt lick tastes like! Let’s just say that it’s part of curiosity of growing up in the South with a huge deer population. I still tremble at thinking about it!

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Anyway, for this recipe…I think it’s just the perfect amount of salt mixed with a little bit of spice. Just how I like it! Honestly, I think you’re gonna love it, and will want to make it over and over again. Before I get to the recipe, I wanted to share some other fabulous Instant Pot recipes that I’ve made and my family has loved!

Plus I have many more Instant Pot recipes that I know you’ll love making for your family! Here’s the recipe, and I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does!

The best instant pot boiled peanuts that you're ever gonna make!
Yield: 1

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 53 minutes

 These southern style Instant Pot Boiled peanuts will make you relive your most cherished childhood memories of boiled peanuts and dirt roads.


  • 1 pound raw peanuts
  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon white distilled vinegar
  • 7 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon Slap Ya Mama (or other cajun seasoning)


  1. Place raw peanuts and all ingredients into your Instant Pot, and stir with a wooden spoon to mix the ingredients around in the pot.
  2. Close lid, and set your IP on High Manual Pressure for 1 hour 40 minutes, and then let it NPR for remaining time.
  3. Make sure all steam is released! Remove lid, and serve! I like mine warm and not too hot. But SO many people love eating them hot, so enjoy!


Please note that this cooking time will make your peanuts slight firm. I don't like my boiled peanuts too soft. If you want southern style "Slurpee" peanuts, then add an additional 1 1/2 hours on the manual timer and allow to NPR.

Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving Calories 0Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 0mgFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g

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